Cyber


Microsoft Uncovers More Russian Attacks Ahead of Midterms

Hackers linked to Russia’s government tried to target the websites of two right-wing U.S. think-tanks, suggesting they were broadening their attacks in the build-up to November elections, Microsoft said. The…

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New Homeland Security Center to Guard Against Cyberattacks

The Department of Homeland Security is creating a center aimed at guarding energy companies, banks and other industries against cyberattacks. Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen plans to announce the creation…

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Regional Briefs – July 18, 2018

Troopers Still Investigating Man’s 2003 Disappearance CANANDAIGUA, N.Y. – It’s 15 years since the owner of a 1987 Volkswagen disappeared while camping at an upstate park, and state police still…

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House Passes Intelligence Bill

A bill to authorize funding for intelligence agencies and support critical national security programs especially targeting Russia, China and North Korea, passed the House on Thursday. The bill, which passed…

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IDF Unveils Identity, Data Theft Scam

The IDF in recent months has put a halt to a massive case of identity and data theft executed by Hamas. The data was stolen from IDF soldiers via applications…

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Netanyahu Warns of Cyber Risks That Can Down Fighter Jets

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu called on governments worldwide on Wednesday to join forces to defend against cyber threats that he said could even bring down military and civilian aircraft. Cybersecurity…

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Russian Strength Must Come With Russian Responsibility

Last week, for the first time, the Trump administration publicly blamed Moscow for cyberattacks stretching back at least two years that targeted the U.S. power grid, including nuclear facilities. And…

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Identity Thief Caught Selling Personal Info to Police

Among the material hackers seek when they raid databases is personal information about individuals in that database – such as names, telephone numbers, identity numbers or other personal information. Such…

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